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Boise honors its veterans Nov. 7-8

Idaho Statesman file

▪  This year’s Veterans Day Parade will pay tribute to those who served in the Vietnam War to mark the 50th anniversary of the entry of American forces. The parade will roll out from 10th and Jefferson streets at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7. It will go down to 4th Street, then returns on Bannock Street. You’ll see 11 marching bands, representatives from military services and veterans organizations, and from West Point, the Naval Academy and the Air Force Academy. Other highlights will include an M1A1 tank and other military vehicles, and a record number of floats. Retired Army Capt. Henry “Hank” Parker, who was twice wounded in Vietnam, will serve as grand marshal. BoiseVeteransDayParade.org.

▪  Enjoy a Veterans Day Breakfast at the Warhawk Air Museum, 201 Municipal Drive, Nampa. From 8 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Nov. 8, enjoy pancakes, eggs, hash browns and sausage. It’s $5 general, $3 for seniors, veterans, active military and ages 5 to 12. WarhawkAirMuseum.org

Dana Oland

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